DB Schenker appoints Kinjal Pande as new India CEO
Pande will take over from interim CEO Vivek Chopra, who remains in charge of Air Freight for India and the Indian Sub-Continent
DB Schenker, the global leading logistics service provider, has appointed Kinjal Pande as the new CEO for India and the Indian Sub-Continent, effective immediately, a company statement said.
It also informed that Kinjal will succeed interim CEO Vivek Chopra, who stepped in for Vishal Sharma since his move to a new role in China. She brings a wide experience from other leading global forwarders in the logistics industry.
The new appointment is part of a recent leadership reorganisation to help the company strengthen its position in the Asia-Pacific region, the statement concluded.
Dr Niklas Wilmking, CEO, Asia-Pacific, said in the statement, “We are delighted to have a leader of Kinjal’s caliber take up the CEO position for DB Schenker in India. India is one of the key growth markets in the region and I am confident that Kinjal, who comes with a wealth of experience spanning various functions in the logistics industry, will be a great addition to the team.
Speaking on the appointment, Pande, said, “DB Schenker is one of the leading organisations in the logistics industry in India and globally, and I am honoured to be part of this company and aim to strengthen our position in the market further.”